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Maintenance Operative

20 Hours per week £19,358 pro-rata

An opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Operative in St. Vincent’s Hospice. As part of the team you will provide a safe environment for patients, and their families, receiving specialist palliative care in Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire as well as staff and volunteers based within the Hospice and across our properties in the community.

You will have a clean current driving licence, experience of driving a large Luton van, manual handling experience, and for the purposes of insurance you must be aged 25 or over. As DIY is an essential element of the role previous trade experience would be beneficial.

Working as part of the Support Services Team you will provide essential maintenance support to the Hospice in a calm, methodical manner under pressure and to tight deadlines.

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To apply for this post please find the attached application form here

Completed application forms are to be sent to;  hr@svh.co.uk - closing date for applications is 3rd June 2022.

The successful applicant will be appointed following suitable references, occupational health screening and relevant Disclosure Scotland checks.

Cook

Join our catering team

An opportunity has arisen for a Cook in St. Vincent’s Hospice.

Working as part of the Catering team you will provide catering for patients, and their families, from across Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire receiving specialist palliative care in the Hospice.

Working closely with the Support Services Manager and Inpatient Unit staff you will contribute to menu planning, the safe preparation of healthy, nutritious, and specialised diets for patients, family members, and any visitors to the Hospice while maintaining a high standard of personal and kitchen hygiene.

You will have SVQ level 3 professional cookery or equivalent qualification, basic food hygiene experience, and knowledge of HACCP and COSSH regulations.

Hours: 16 per week rotationally across 7 days

Salary £19,358 pro rata 

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To apply for this post please find the attached application form here

Closing date for completed applications - 3rd June 2022

Registered Nurse

An exciting opportunity for recently qualified and experienced Registered Nurses in person centered specialist palliative care.

34.5 hours per week: rotational working, permanent post.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our wonderful team and gain invaluable Person-Centred Specialist Palliative Care Experience, Knowledge and Skills.

If you are passionate about getting it right for every patient we are fully committed to sharing our extensive expertise with you.

St. Vincent’s Hospice has been supporting people and their families, living in Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire, who are affected by life limiting illness, for the last 34 years.

We welcome recently qualified registered nurses and experienced nurses to apply for this post.

You must be committed to providing and ensuring excellent person-centred, safe and effective care. We are looking for RGN’s who are kind, compassionate, highly motivated, dynamic and who are excellent communicators. You should be able to work well on your own initiative and as part of a team.

Another exciting opportunity may arise to work alongside other teams in the hospice in the future, e.g. our Community Team.

To apply for this post please find the attached application form here

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Completed applications are to be sent to hr@svh.co.uk - closing date for applications is 5th June 2022.

After interview, the successful applicants will be appointed following suitable references, occupational health screening, and PVG check.

Bank Registered Nurse & Health Care Assistants

We have exciting opportunities for Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants to join our NEW NURSE BANK

This is a chance to work as part of our wonderful team and gain invaluable Person-Centred Specialist Palliative Care Experience, Knowledge and Skills.

If you are passionate about getting it right for every patient we are fully committed to sharing our extensive expertise with you.

We welcome applications from people who are flexible, motivated, reliable and passionate about ensuring the delivery of the highest standards of total quality, person centred care.

St. Vincent’s Hospice has been supporting people and their families, living in Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire, who are affected by life limiting illness, for the last 34 years.

You must be committed to providing and ensuring excellent person-centred, safe and effective care. We are looking for RGN’s and HCAs who are kind, compassionate, dynamic and who are excellent communicators. You should be able to work well on your own initiative and as part of a team.

To apply for these posts please email hr@svh.co.uk to request an application pack.

After interview, the successful applicants will be appointed following suitable references, occupational health screening, and PVG check.

 

Fundraising Administrator

An opportunity has arisen for a Fundraising Administrator in St. Vincent’s Hospice (the little hospice with the big heart!) based near Glasgow airport.

This post is an entry level fundraising role, on a fixed term until 31st March 2023, which may possibly lead to further job opportunities as part of the newly developed Fundraising and Supporter Relations team.

To succeed in the role you will need excellent ICT skills, including social media, and good written and spoken English. You should be able to demonstrate an interest in fundraising and/or marketing. The post-holder will provide occasional event management support therefore requires a valid driving license and have access to a car for occasional travel within Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week with occasional requirement to cover fundraising events out-with regular business hours.

Salary: £19,945 per annum

Our application form can be found HERE and the Job Description for this post can be found HERE

Completed applications are to be sent to hr@svh.co.uk no later than Friday 10th June 2022.

After interview the successful candidate will be appointed following suitable references, occupational health screening and Disclosure Scotland checks.

 

Board Member and Chair of Staff Governance Committee

Unpaid Board of Trustees position but with reimbursement of reasonable expenses.

St Vincent’s hospice is “the little hospice with a big heart”, serving patients with life-shortening conditions, and their families, in Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire. We are rated “Good” across all of our inspection areas by Healthcare Improvement Scotland and we have ambitious plans for both future service development and income generation.  We are looking for a two new Trustees who share our ambitions to sit on our Staff Governance Committee, one as Chair.

The time commitment for this role is attendance at quarterly Board meetings, which are held in the early evening, and the leadership of four meetings of the Staff Governance Committee in-between. Input will also be required to prepare for committees and to read papers in advance of meetings.

For the Chair role we are looking for someone who is a qualified all-round HR professional with up-to-date ER experience, used to working with small/medium-sized organisations. The perfect candidate will also have a good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and be comfortable working with committees and/or boards.

For the Board Member role we are looking for a complementary skill set to the Chair, which may include a combination of HR/OD/Health and Safety.

People skills are essential for these roles, as is an empathy and enthusiasm for the work we do – providing high quality palliative care and support from diagnosis of a life-limiting condition to end-of-life care to all who could benefit from it. It is not essential that you live within Renfrewshire or North Ayrshire, but a connection with the area is always welcome.

For an informal discussion with our Board Chair or our CEO, please contact our Governance Lead, Georgina McGhie, who can set this up for you Georgina.McGhie@SVH.co.uk

P/T eBay Lister

St. Vincent’s Hospice is looking to expand it's successful online trading operation by recruiting a part time lister for it's eBay shop.

An opportunity has arisen to work as part of our income generation team to help fund our Person-Centred Specialist Palliative Care. This is a temporary 12 hour/week position running until March 2023 when it will be reviewed.

If you are a good communicator with an eye for detail and excellent time management skills we would love to hear from you.

St. Vincent’s Hospice has been supporting people and their families, living in Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire, who are affected by life limiting illness, for the last 34 years.

To apply for this post please find the attached application form here

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Completed applications are to be sent to; hr@svh.co.uk - closing date for applications - 27th May 2022